Exploring Village Creek

By: 
Arkansas State Parks Staff
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Village Creek State Park
Village Creek State Park

Arkansas’s upper delta region is rich with history and culture that feeds the area. Located within an hour of the Mississippi River, Village Creek State Park embodies the influences and the nature of the Delta. 

Village Creek State Park offers both camping and cabins to its visitors. Our newly renovated cabins are perfect for a quick trip or a family vacation. Cabins include kitchens with cooking and dinnerware, satellite television, coffee maker, and all linens.

Horse Camps

For a unique adventure, you can visit the park’s horse camp. The facilities have easy access to multi-use trails where horses are allowed. Visitors supply their own horse, and our 30 campsites offer onsite horse stalls with wash bays, water, electric, and ceiling fans. After a long day at the park, riders can unwind with the horse camp amenities, including a picnic table, grills, a modern bathhouse, parking, as well as water and electric hookups.

Andy Dye-Designed Golf Course

Golfers can explore the Andy Dye-designed course at Village Creek State Park featuring a 27-hole course within the rolling terrain of Crowley’s Ridge. The challenging world-class course is nestled within the dramatic backdrop of this unique landforms mixed hardwood forest.

Interpretive Programs

Throughout the year, Village Creek State Park offers a variety of events highlighting the park. Hit the trails with one of our skilled interpreters as they lead a guided hike throughout the park. Trails range from easy to moderate and these hikes help visitors have a better understanding of the park, and the world, around them.

The park also offers programs that explore wildlife and insects that can be found in the park. Interpreters educate on sometimes misunderstood creatures, such as spiders, opossums, bats, and other animals that inhabit this nature-rich park.

Be sure to find more of Village Creek State Park’s events on their event calendar.

Discover More Around Village Creek

You could spend your whole trip explore Village Creek State Park. With activities from horse trails, golfing, and top-of-the-line accommodations, it’s a trip that the entire family can enjoy. While you’re in the area, be sure to check out the other attractions the region has to offer! Anglers can explore Lake Austell, a noted spot for bass, bream, crappie, and catfish.

Village Creek is nestled inside of Crowley’s Ridge, a geological formation carved out by the Arkansas and Ohio rivers. The landscape of the ridge is as vast as the area itself, encompassing lush vegetation of the St. Francis National Forest, and the rocky remnants of the erosion that are still visible today.

You can also check out Parkin Archeological State Park. Located just 20 minutes away from Village Creek, you can explore this National Historic Landmark which preserves and interprets the site of an American Indian village. The visitor center houses artifacts and interpretive exhibits.